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Post NaNoWriMo: I Wrote a Novel. Now What?

15:28:00 Jo Linsdell 0 Comments

Post #NaNoWriMo: I Wrote a Novel. Now What? #PostNaNoWriMo #NaNoWriMo2016


With the writing frenzy of November now behind us, many NaNoWriMo's are left asking "I wrote a novel, now what?"

Writing the first draft of a novel in 30 days (or less) is a huge achievement but it's only the first step. Now you'll need to rewrite it, edit it, and do all the other things that lead to turning it into a published book.

This video takes a look at what I'm doing post-NaNoWriMo and some of the books that I'm using for research and reference:


Books mentioned in video:

No Plot? No Problem! http://amzn.to/2fSEJ7t

Self-Editing For Fiction Writers http://amzn.to/2guikRX

The Bestseller Code http://amzn.to/2gTZMY6

The Everything Guide To Writing A Romance Novel http://amzn.to/2fSKXUM

Getting Your Book Published For Dummies http://amzn.to/2guiCYZ

WD Writer's Market (link to 2017 edition) http://amzn.to/2fSLDcH

"Publication is a marathon, not a sprint. Writing the book is only the start" Jo Linsdell #Quote


Did you win NaNoWriMo 2016? Are you planning on jumping straight into rewrites and revisions, or will you wait for the new year? Got a suggestion of a book I should check out to help me in the post-NaNoWriMo stage? Leave a comment below.

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